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Dieter SteigerDieter Steiger How not to Disclose a Secret – HP´s ERP4IT

08/11/2008 by Dieter Steiger

Whereas ERP is a synonym for software-supported Enterprise Planning and Controlling, ERP4IT stands for software-supported IT Planning and Controlling (ITPC).

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Markus von der HeidenMarkus von der Heiden The Cycle Above the Development Cycle

06/19/2008 by Markus von der Heiden

Nowadays, software is used in virtually all enterprises. Software is continuously extended, changed or deactivated – as a result of changing business requirements, enhanced functionality of commercial software releases, or subsequent to bug-fixing. Over the years, typical phases, methods and techniques of the development cycle have established: project portfolio management techniques, software development methods and techniques, models for carrying out projects, IT service management and quality requirements.

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Dieter SteigerDieter Steiger SAP xRPM and HP PPM – Complementary Solutions?

02/07/2008 by Dieter Steiger

Whether in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for PPM or in evaluations for project portfolio management tools, HP PPM (HP Project and Portfolio Mangement Center) and SAP xRPM (xAPP Resource and Portfolio Management) are always positioned as competitors. But do the specific features of these very specialized solutions justify this positioning?

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Marco GerussiMarco Gerussi PPM – Alibi Without Impact Analysis

11/16/2007 by Marco Gerussi

Project Portfolio and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) are well established terms used in many industries and heavily by software vendors. Accordingly, there are some standards and a number of software solutions that support the planning and controlling of ideas, initiatives and projects. But do these approaches and tools really meet the actual needs of organizations?

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Dieter SteigerDieter Steiger Lifecycle Management – HP BTO Makes It Happen

11/12/2007 by Dieter Steiger

This article shows how Application Lifecycle Management can be implemented for large SAP installations. A description of the respective software components can be found on HP’s BTO website.

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Marco GerussiMarco Gerussi ERP4IT – the Vision Found its Way into Wikipedia

11/08/2007 by Marco Gerussi

Enterprise Resource Planning for Information Technology (ERP for IT, ERP4IT) describes the automation of information technology (IT). Therefore ERP4IT focuses on the automated IT itself and not on the automation of business processes by IT.

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